What's your pick for Tampa Bay's best new restaurant? Vote in the Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll!

So far, the top contenders for the title are (in no particular order): Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe in Seminole Heights, Pizzaiolo Bavaro in Downtown Tampa, and The Refinery in Seminole Heights. There's a week left to vote and it could still go any way at this point, folks.

You readers have the power to make your votes count, so support your local restaurants with votes (and business). Voting ends August 31st, so get to it!

What eatery in Tampa Bay deserves the title of 'Best New Restaurant'? Maybe there's a certain newer spot in town you adore that has a mouthwatering menu, a great atmosphere, stellar service or all of the above — well, speak up for them and vote in our Best of the Bay Readers' Poll!


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